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St Lucia lake at sunrise
Lens: Carl Zeiss Planar 85mm f1.4 Camera: Pentax K-7 Photo Location: St Lucia QLD, Australia ISO: 400 Shutter Speed: 1/90s Aperture: F2.4 
Posted By: hcc, 05-21-2011, 10:35 PM

Sunrise over St Lucia lake (QLD, Australia). A first test of my new lens.



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05-22-2011, 03:34 AM   #2
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The lake doesn't seem to have changed much since I worked there. The scene is nice, but for me I'd prefer that it was on a blue sky day to reduce the contrast, or have you tried converting the image to monochrome? I suspect it might be worth using a tripod and stopping the lens down to increase the sharpness and DOF. Usually the lake has waterbirds, but it looks like it was quiet that morning!
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I remember that lake from uni days.
Indeed, don't hesitate to stop that lens down to at least f/5.6 (might do away with some of that PF creeping in above), and therefore boosting ISO to 800 or so.
Otherwise, a tripod would have been helpful.
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Ash, RobG,
Thanks for the feedback. Much appreciated.

The shot was taken while I was walking to work at the first light of sunrise. Th ebirds were still alseep.... The shot was mostly a try with a new lens....

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